General information A distinctive 4 bedroom detached house requiring modernisation, but benefitting from replacement window, occupying a good size plot with views from the first floor towards the Colne Valley, in this sort after residential suburb of Lexden.
The original house has been extended to provide 4 good sized bedrooms and a balcony on the first floor where there is also a Bathroom and Separate Shower room. On the ground floor there is an additional garden Room adjoining the Dining room and Sitting room. Of particular merit are the curved bay windows in the Sitting room and the wood block flooring which is included into the Hall. A Double Garage is attached.
An arched Entrance door opens to a spacious hall with wood block flooring and stairs to the first floor. Beneath, steps lead down to a cloakroom and a cupboard under the stairs.
The front sitting room has parquet flooring and a central fireplace with two windows either side. At the front is a curved bay window creating a dual aspect to the room. A set of bi-folding doors opening to the dining room which also has access to the hall. This room leads to a garden room with full length windows and French doors leading out on to the terrace.
The kitchen breakfast room has also been extended to create an area for a table. The kitchen could do with a re-fit, currently having worksurfaces with cupboards and draws. Appliances include a 5-ring gas hob, oven and extractor, there is plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a fridge/freezer. A door leads to the outside and to a side lobby with a storage cupboard.
On the first floor landing is the airing cupboard, access to the loft space. The principal bedroom is found at the front with large, curved bay window and a double wardrobe. The second bedroom has a double wardrobe and large window with views over the garden towards the Colne valley. The third bedroom also has views and doors leading out on to a large south facing balcony. The fourth bedroom has built-in storage with a wardrobe and a desk, set into a curved window.
The bathroom has a bath, wash hand basin and separate toilet. The shower room has a shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin, toilet and bidet.
Outside The property has a retaining front wall with block paved vehicular access providing parking and leading to the double length garage to the side of the house. There is a lawn and shrub borders and a lovely magnolia tree. The pathway continues down the side of the house.
The rear garden has a semi-circular paved terrace with steps out to lawns with curved flower and shrub borders. There is a useful shed building at the back of the garage. At the end of the garden is a paved area with covered pergola and sunken pond.
Location Elianore Road is an established residential road that leads into Country Park providing walks towards Colchester's town centre. The Lexden Road area is well known for its excellent schools and fine residential properties. The town centre is just over a mile away whilst there is also straight forward access to Colchester's mainline railway station (with services to London Liverpool Street) and to join the A12. Wider educational facilities are found in Colchester with the Sixth form College and Colchester Institute close by and the University of Essex on the eastern side of the town.
Important information Council Tax Band - F
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - TBC
Our ref - JDP
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A distinctive 4 bedroom detached house, requiring some modernisation, which occupies a good-size plot in this sought-after residential suburb of Lexden with views towards the Colne Valley from the first floor. It is well placed being opposite the Croquet Club in the established road.
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